Category: Freeze Dryer Equipment
Do Freeze-Dryers Use a Lot of Electricity?
Home freeze-drying has become a new and exciting way to preserve food. But, since freeze-dryers are a part of modern technology, they might exceed our budget. So, are they worth the money? Freeze-dryers use more electricity than home appliances like dishwashers, fridges, or freezers. However, when counting total food storage ability and time, the overall […]
Can You Use Silicone in a Freeze-Dryer? Things to Know
Silicone is a durable manufactured material that we can use in many ways. It’s been widely embraced by the food world and is FDA-approved. For this and many more reasons, it’s an excellent accessory for enthusiastic freeze-dryers. Silicone is safe and easy to use in a freeze-dryer because of its ability to withstand intense temperatures […]
Can You Rent a Freeze-Dryer? Things to Know!
Freeze-drying allows us to dehydrate food for long-term use easily. It’s an excellent tool for stocking home food storage, preserving food for hiking trips or outdoor adventures, and avoiding waste when products are near their best before dates. That’s why many people wonder if you could rent a freeze-dryer. Freeze dryers can be rented for […]
Harvest Right Freeze Dryer Size Comparison Guide
These days, people have been looking for ways to preserve their food without sacrificing its nutritional value or adding too much sodium or sugar to food. Freeze drying has become a popular way to preserve food because it is easy to prepare, store and consume. But what’s the best size freeze-drying unit to get? The […]
Comparing Freeze Dryers Brands: which is best (Harvest Right)
When you’re shopping for freeze dryers, it’s totally normal to look at the price tag and wonder if there aren’t some better-priced options available. So what is the difference between freeze dryer brands? And is Harvest Right really the only option? There are dozens of companies that make freeze dryers; however, most of those brands […]
Can You Make Your Own Freeze Dryer Door Pad or Pillow?
Freeze Dryers used to come with a handy little insulation pillow called Freeze Dryer Pads or Pillows. However, in recent releases of freeze dryers, the insulated pads are no longer a free add-on, nor are they available in Harvest Right’s online store. Without the freebee, people have been wondering if making their own Freeze dryer […]
Who Manufactures Freeze Dryers? Questions Answered
Freeze-drying has existed for over a century as a method of food preservation. Nowadays, the freeze-drying method has seen a spike in popularity due to the advancements in these appliances that make it possible to explore the world of freeze-drying from the convenience of your home. The growing interest in freeze-drying has led to the […]
Are Small Freeze-Dryers Better Than Big Food Dehydrators?
When it comes to preserving food there are many options to consider, but the most effective are often dehydration and freeze-drying. But if you had to pick one method, is it better to get a small freeze-drier or a big food dehydrator? If you can only get one, then, in my experience, a small freeze-dryer […]
How Long Do Freeze Dryers Last?
A freeze dryer or a lyophilizer is a machine that works by freezing perishable products and removing the water from them. Freeze-dried foods are shelf-stable for up to 25 years if properly stored. A freeze dryer is a fantastic addition to any home, but it’s also an expensive one, so you might ask yourself: “How […]
Is a Home Freeze Dryer Worth it? How to Know!
Freeze drying is an excellent way to preserve perishable food for a long time. However, freeze dryers are a significant investment, so it’s important to know whether it’s worth it or not to buy one. A home freeze dryer is worth buying if you want to preserve large amounts of perishables easily and if you […]
17 Reasons You Need a Freeze-Dryer
If you haven’t already joined the thousands of Americans getting into home freeze-drying, you’re missing out! Freeze-drying is a fantastic method of food preparation that not only preserves your food for an extremely long time but keeps its great flavor. Freeze-drying has been around for a long time, in fact, traced all the way back […]
How Do Home Freeze Dryers Work? Science and Process Made Easy
Freeze dryers might sound like cool (groan!) new technology, but they’ve actually been around for a while. Modern freeze-drying has existed since at least the early twentieth century, where it was invented as a food preserving method, but some forms of these processes date back even further, with the Incas using some form of this […]